Educational potential of a virtual patient system for caring for traumatized patients in primary care

@inproceedings{Ekblad2013EducationalPO,
  title={Educational potential of a virtual patient system for caring for traumatized patients in primary care},
  author={Solvig Ekblad and Richard Francis Mollica and Uno Fors and Ioannis Pantziaras and James J. Lavelle},
  booktitle={BMC medical education},
  year={2013}
}
BackgroundVirtual Patients (VPs) have been used in undergraduate healthcare education for many years. This project is focused on using VPs for training professionals to care for highly vulnerable patient populations. The aim of the study was to evaluate if Refugee Trauma VPs was perceived as an effective and engaging learning tool by primary care professionals (PCPs) in a Primary Health Care Centre (PHC).MethodsA VP system was designed to create realistic and engaging VP cases for Refugee… CONTINUE READING
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